FBI Arrest Researcher Who Stopped Wannacry Ramsomware

The 22-year-old British security researcher who gained fame for discovering the “kill switch” that stopped the outbreak of the Wannacry ransomware has been reportedly been arrested in the United States after attending the Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas. Marcus Hutchins became famous over two months ago when the WannaCry ransomware began hitting businesses, […]

Apple Removes VPN Software For Chinese Market

In a move to adhere to the recent china cybersecurity overhaul, Apple announced on sunday  the removal of software that allow internet users to skirt china’s “Great Firewall” from its app store in China. Chinese internet users have for years sought to get around heavy internet restrictions, including blocks on Facebook and Twitter, by using […]

Virgin America And WestJet Notifies Customer Of Cyberattack

Virgin America and WesJet airlines have notified thier customers of cyberattack that exposed customer data. Virgin America said it detected unauthorized access to information systems containing employee and contractor data on March 13. According to the company, a third-party accessed logins and passwords used for its corporate network. Cybersecurity forensics experts have been called in […]

Internet Bug Bounty Project Receives $300,000 In Donation

A project whose objective is to make the internet safe for the good all by rewarding white hackers who find vulnerabilities in core internet infrastructure called Internet Bug Butty Project ( IBB) has received $300,000 donations. Facebook, GitHub and the Ford Foundation, one of the world’s largest charitable organizations, have each donated $100,000 to the […]

$5,400 Credit Card Fraudstar Arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested Yusuf Balogun Alabi, a suspected credit card fraudster, who allegedly masterminded the theft of $5,400 Canadian Dollars from  a catering entertainment outfit in Brantford, Canada. The fraud came to light after a young Nigerian undergraduate of Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia,Tony Ifeoluwa Adebero  was arrested in […]

$32 million worth of Ethereum Stolen By Hackers

An unknown hacker has just stolen nearly $32 million worth of Ethereum – one of the most popular and increasingly valuable cryptocurrencies – from Ethereum wallet accounts linked to at least three companies that seem to have been hacked. Reports indicate that this is about the third attack on Ethereum cryptocurrency. CoinDash trading platform was […]

IBM New Security Technology Breakthrough: Nightmare For Hackers

IBM, the computing giant said on monday that it  has achieved a breakthrough in security technology that will allow every business, from banks to retailers to travel-booking companies, to encrypt their customer data on a massive scale — turning most, if not all, of their digital information into gibberish that is illegible to thieves with its […]

Ashley Madison Offers $11.2 Million in Data Breach Settlement

Ruby Life Inc., the owner and operator of the online adultery service Ashley Madison, has offered to pay $11.2 million to individuals affected by the 2015 data breach. Ashley Madison was breached in July 2015 by hackers who had threatened to leak the personal details of the website’s customers unless its owners shut down the service. […]

UAE Hacked Qatar Government News And Social Media Sites

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in late May that sparked the ongoing upheaval between Qatar and its neighbors, according to U.S. intelligence officials. Officials became aware last week that […]

Apple Announce Intension To Build Data Centre in China

A a new cyber-security regulation introduced in China by the Chinese government preventing the transmission of personal information, salary details, and transfer of any economic, scientific or technological data on either public interest grounds or national security outside China may have started yielding results. As a result of this new law, apple has declared intension […]